Partake in Peoria Lakes

Originally published in Peoria Magazine‘s October 2017 issue of iBi. By Reema Abi-Akar and Mackenzie Clauss Tri-County Regional Planning Commission A regional collaborative inspires community responsibility to conserve our ecological assets.  The Illinois River is arguably the region’s most precious resource and has been for centuries. Unfortunately, it is under tremendous stress and has become...
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Pekin gears up for Derby Street projects

PPUATS provides federal grant for a Derby Street commercial corridor study in Pekin, IL. Click below to read the full article!   Peoria Journal Star: Pekin gears up for Derby Street projects By Sharon Woods Harris, Gatehouse Media Illinois – Posted July 30, 2017  

Tarter Source: The Illinois River needs our help

Eric Miller and Ray Lees continue the discussion on the Illinois River with host Steve Tarter of “Tarter Source” a Peoria Journal Star podcast. Listen to find out what is happening to one of Peoria’s greatest assets – the Peoria Lakes – and why you should partake in conservation efforts now. To learn more about...
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At Issue: Future of Peoria’s River

  Eric Miller, Steve Van Winkle and Russ Crawford discuss the future of Peoria Lakes on WTVP‘s At Issue with show host H Wayne Wilson. To learn more about the Peoria Lakes and the Peoria Lakes Comprehensive Conservation Plan, visit!

Two New Requests for Proposals

TCRPC is seeking proposals from qualified firms for professional planning services for two separate projects: a Non-motorized Wayfinding Study in Tazewell County, Illinois and a Parking and Traffic Study for Washington Street in East Peoria, Illinois. More information may be found at

Transportation Funding Presentation

Over 70 local and state legislators, transportation stakeholders, and members of the public attended a presentation organized by TCRPC that aimed to shed light on transportation planning in Illinois. Both presenters highlighted gaps in transportation funding that have left many roads and bridges in Illinois falling into poor condition. Former Illinois Secretary of Transportation Kirk...
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Trans. Funding Presentation – May 2

The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission cordially invites our federal, state and local elected officials and other key transportation stakeholders to attend a presentation on the current state of transportation funding in Illinois.  Craig Fink, Tazewell County Engineer and Past President of the Illinois Association of County Engineers, will be our featured presenter and will provide...
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